Thursday, June 12, 2014

MORNING BRIEFING: World Cup starts, Daiquiri Factory eviction and Bergdahl

Posted By on Thu, Jun 12, 2014 at 9:23 AM


Judge orders eviction of controversial Daiquiri Factory in downtown over unpaid rent. (KXLY)

FDA finds multiple sanitation issues at N. Idaho farm linked to recent e. coli outbreak. (S-R)

Investigators close Sprague Avenue to re-enact Spokane deputy's deadly collision with 15-year-old. (KREM)


McMorris Rodgers will not seek Cantor's position in Republican leadership. (Seattle Times)

POW Bergdahl's private writings show eccentric tendencies and strange history. (WaPost)

Montana now the only state where texting while driving remains legal. (Missoulian)


The World Cup, which starts today, seems to be a pretty big deal. Here's some in-depth international coverage:

World Cup brings out best and worst of Brazil. (The Guardian)

Police clash with protesters in Sao Paulo. (BBC)

Nate Silver offers his World Cup predictions along with other favorites. (FiveThirtyEight)

Local author Jess Walter writes about his favorite World Cup villain. (New Republic)

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